An association is described between a Caribbean stony coral, Meandrina meandrites, and a chaenopsid fish, Emblemariopsis diaphana. Like in anemone/fish associations the coral tentacles provide shelter for the fish. Some observations were made, both in the field and in the laboratory, of the behaviour of both fish and coral with respect to each other.

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Butter, M. E., Wapstra, M., & van Dijk, E. (1980). Meandrina meandrites and Emblemariopsis diaphana, first record of an association between a stony coral and a fish, similar to anemone/fish relationships. Bijdragen tot de dierkunde, 50(1), 87–95.